No plans for the weekend yet? Then see our list of concerts taking place from this list (and our Agenda) and get out of the house:
Adana Twins, October 12
The German DJ duo Adana Twins (who get their name from their affinity for Adana Kebab) will take the stage at the newly renovated Indigo on Friday night as part of the Gigology Night series. With a mix of house, disco, and 80s, the musicians, who are residnet DJs at Germany's renowned Baalsaal and Neidklub venues, will get you dancing.
Mercan Dede and Rusell Scott, October 12
The Borusan Music House will make its opening with a big bang by bringing together two great musicians into the same space. One the one side will be the ensemble of world renowned Mercan Dede and on the other the peculiar percussion master Russell Scott. Having worked together for more than 12 years, both artists will come together to bring their talents and sound that ranges from metal, ska, fusion, to drum and bass, folk, hip hop and much more, for a very unique creation to say the least. Don't miss out on this musical explosion!
Sharon Von Etten, October 12
One of the musical accomplishments of the indie rock scene as of late, Sharon Van Etten will take the stage to perform songs from her numerous albums, including the song “Coming Home” which was featured in the film “Woman’s Prison.” Having toured the globe with such renowned bands as The National and Beirut, Van Etten has been successful in making a name for herself.
Goldie, U.F.U.K., and Style-Ist at Urban Lounge October 12
Urban Bug, the restaurant and cafe,opens its club, Urban Lounge, with a music-packed inaugural weekend. Style-Ist and Goldie open the night with live music performances with songs from film, television, and their own albums. U.F.U.K. takes over the DJ booth to close the night on a upbeat.
Arkaoda Mini Festival October 13-14
The Asian side's best hipster hangout will host a small festival in coordination with Bant Mag and Bomonti Beers. The schedule will feature Jeremy Jay and oOoOO, as well as local talent Bunu Sen İstedin. The documentary “Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russel” will also be shown while an LP market will be set up in the garden for those who appreciate the original sound.
Johnwaynes, Ilkay Türk, and Bad Monkey October 13
The second night of Urban Lounge's opening weekend starts with the Johnwaynes from Portugal. The party continues with İlkay Türk and the British Indie band, Bad Monkey.
Sensation: Wicked Wonderland October 13
After forming in Holland in 2000, Sensation has become an international dance spectacle that is held annually on four continents and 23 different countries. Now, for the first time, the event will make its way to Turkey to impress its audience with a heightened sense of aesthetic. Utilizing viewer participation, by asking audience members to only wear white, the theme of this year’s show is Wicked Wonderland.